Status: Common Catalogue
Plurax CL is the latest Clearfield winter oilseed rape variety released by DSV and is commercially available this autumn. It has been bred and selected to bring together DSV’s pioneering genetics with the latest Clearfield® hybrid technology.
Plurax CL is a step forward in Clearfield genetics as it has been specifically bred to have a strong tolerance to Verticillium Wilt and has proven itself in recent ADAS trials. It is a new generation hybrid with high yields and outstanding levels of oil content.
In UK trials Plurax CL has given a seed yield of 103% and an oil content of 46.5%. It is quick to establish in the autumn putting down a robust rooting system. Its stem stiffness and resistance to lodging are two of
its key strengths. Plurax CL highlights DSV's autumn vigour - being on par with market leading varieties - for making maximum use of the first 45 days of growth after drilling, where OSR plants lay the foundations for future yields. Plurax CL has a strong agronomic package with a score of 7 for Light Leaf Spot and 6 for Stem Canker.
Plurax CL is suitable for sowing in a range of soil types and conditions, due to its autumn vigour and the branching capacity of the plant. DSV would recommend planting this variety at 50 seeds/m² and a PGR should be applied in fertile soil and/or where known lodging can occur.
UK Data for Plurax CL
|Oil Content||Very High|
|Tolerance to Verticillium Wilt||High|
|Earliness of Flowering||6|
|Resistance to Lodging||9|
|Light Leaf Spot||7|
“PLURAX CL is the latest Clearfield winter oilseed rape variety released by DSV. It is a very well balanced variety with a unique combination of yield stabilising factors. One of these factors is the good package of disease resistances consisting of excellent resistances and tolerances against stem canker, LLS and Verticillium wilt. It has also shown, a very high level of winterhardiness in private and official trial networks. Like most of the other varieties, DSV PLURAX CL has very good lodging resistance and high oil content. Therefore, it is easy to manage and gives a high profit to the grower."
Dr Alexander Doering, Product Manager OSR International